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Metaswitch Networks

Insider reviews

Get the inside view from graduates at Metaswitch

8.0 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 5 ratings in 2019)
"Innovative, values employees, ambitious and fun."
Culture
8.2 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
7.5 / 10
 
Hours
9.0 / 10
 
Salary
7.4 / 10
 
 
Diversity
6.5 / 10
 
 
Training
6.2 / 10
 

Pros

  • People of all levels are approachable in the office and willing to help each other.
  • The flexible hours are popular and allow employees to have a good work/life balance.
  • Both starting pay and salary progression are seen as competitive in the industry.
  • Previous experience in coding is not a requirement at the company.

Cons

  • There’s considered to be a lack of diversity, though this is being addressed.
  • Some feel there is a lack of formal training.
  • While the pay is seen as being good, the pay structure could be more transparent.
  • A new office is being built, but the current one is getting run down.

What insiders say about...

"The application process for Metaswitch is fairly long. It involves an application..."

"There is a deep hierarchy (the CEO is my seventh manager) but the community remains..."

"The office space is good and the Edinburgh office has been newly refurbished."

"Flexible working hours mean that, as long as you don't miss meetings (and are generally..."

"It seems fairly standard for a graduate software engineer."

"There's a good pension and healthcare cover for yourself and family as well as lots..."

"You are given logical problems to solve and then you discuss your answers with the..."

"There is a sustainability group but this is employee, not employer, driven."

"While this will depend on your exact team, I feel that managers are very good at..."

"We have a very accepting culture and there are conscious efforts to improve diversity...."

"There are no strictly defined ranks. The salary is on a curve and ideas are treated..."

"Day-to-day tasks can be very different for me. I occasionally have to work on issue..."

"We've got a good working environment and are given responsibility from day one. We..."

"There's little formal training but also an expectation that you will pick things..."

"We have two Countdown champions working here."

"Modern and friendly."

"The culture was sold to me as being very relaxed and politics free, which has certainly..."

"I recently went on an effective communications course that, despite my initial cynicism,..."

"Make more of a top-down commitment to diversity and inclusion."

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